Saluda Elementary School

400 West Butler Avenue
Saluda, SC 29138
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Saluda Elementary School serves 338 students in grades 3-5.
Saluda Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 24% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 48%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the South Carolina state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 52% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 3-5
  • Enrollment: 338 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 81%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in SC
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Saluda Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in South Carolina for:

Category
Attribute
Most improved public schools

School Overview

Saluda Elementary School's student population of 338 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 3-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
338 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
29 teachers
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School Rankings

Saluda Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,095 schools in South Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Saluda Elementary School is 0.58, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (SC)
Overall Testing Rank
#708 out of 1095 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
58%
12%
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Black
22%
32%
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White
19%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.58
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
60%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
5%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Saluda Elementary School's ranking?
Saluda Elementary School is ranked #708 out of 1,095 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in South Carolina.
What schools are Saluda Elementary School often compared to?
Saluda Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Hollywood Elementary School, Saluda Primary by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
40% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 39% SC state average), while 24% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 48% SC state average).
How many students attend Saluda Elementary School?
338 students attend Saluda Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
58% of Saluda Elementary School students are Hispanic, 22% of students are Black, 19% of students are White, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Saluda Elementary School?
Saluda Elementary School has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 14:1.
What grades does Saluda Elementary School offer ?
Saluda Elementary School offers enrollment in grades 3-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Saluda Elementary School part of?
Saluda Elementary School is part of Saluda 01 School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 3-5
  • Enrollment: 338 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 81%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

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